The Canada Border Services Agency says a woman from northern Alberta has been charged with immigration fraud. The agency alleges the Fort McMurray woman impersonated an immigration consultant and assisted people with permanent resident applications.
Impersonated an immigration consultant
It also alleges she filed documents needed before an employer in Canada can hire a foreign worker. The agency says 11 people and nine business owners were affected. Charie Santos has been charged under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. She is to appear in Fort McMurray provincial court on Wednesday.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.